Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

These are awesome deviled eggs! My mom came up with the idea to add Pesto, and I played around with it to see how it worked. It turned out great, I make it all the time and usually it's devoured within a few days. I always make a lot, so you might want to split it in half, or maybe even in quarters.


  1. Steam eggs for about 55 minutes, then let them cool for about 1 1/2 hours. Crack all the eggs.
  2. Cut the eggs in half long ways, then drop all the yolks into a bowl. Use a fork to mash the yolks. It doesn't have to be perfect at this point, just so that they're small-ish crumbles.
  3. Add 1/3 cup of water and 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, then stir. Add the pesto, stirring every time you add 2 TBS.
  4. Evenly distribute the mixed egg yolk and pesto into the center of each egg, then serve.


Most Helpful

These are very good and not the normal deviled eggs. I followed the ingredients per recipe. I 1/4 the recipe and the yolk mixture was a little dry for my tastes so I added 1 T each mayo and pesto. Made for PAC Spring 2008.

Lavender Lynn April 21, 2008

Simple and delicious! Sometimes I just make one or two at a time for dinner. I've also added toasted chopped walnuts. Thanks for posting!

SweetySJD September 13, 2008

Even my PICKY teenager likes these!

Jora April 11, 2010

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